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Sustainability
Reducing Farm Emissions Without Carbon Offsets

by Rootstock Editor

Carbon offsetting occurs when a company purchases carbon credits from a project developer or broker and “applies” the credits to its carbon footprint. Carbon insetting is the practice of investing in carbon reductions and/or removals within a company’s own supply chain.
Cooperatives
Saving Northeast Family Farms

by Rootstock Editor

Organic Valley is taking the single largest effort to save small organic family farms in the Northeast following news last year that Horizon and Maple Hill Creamery would be terminating contracts with more than 130 family farms.
Farming
Women in Ag: Feeding the Future

by Caroline Carlson

Women have a voice in agriculture. An Organic Valley farmer shares her journey in agriculture as a mom, farmer and daughter of a woman who helped shape Organic Valley. The Wisconsin dairy farmer is a mom of two girls.
Farming
Neighbors, Farmers, Friends

by Marina Dvorak

Two organic farmers in New York have lived side by side for decades. Though there are fences between their land, that doesn’t stop them from having each other's backs and forming a tight friendship between their families.
Cooperatives
Creamery Rebuild Underway

by Lisa Hill

Fire destroyed much of Organic Valley’s McMinnville Creamery in Oregon last year and now it’s time to rebuild! The new organic creamery will be more efficient and use fewer natural resources.